Pay Your Academic Deposit
The academic deposit is required of all students and saves your place in our incoming class.
Steps to Complete
- If you haven't done so already, claim your account.
- Sign in to WVU Portal using your WVU Login credentials.
- Select the Pay Your Academic Deposit link inside WVU Portal.
- Pay the academic deposit — $150 for West Virginia residents and $250 for all other students — using an electronic check or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).
Contact the WVU IT Service Desk if you have a technical problem while paying the academic deposit.
We also have answers to common questions about the academic deposit. If you have other questions about the academic deposit, please contact your admissions counselor.
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Top Academic Deposit Questions
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